HOMECOMING 2009 SCHEDULE Listing as of June 3, 2009 (please note that this list is a draft and changes daily) Date/Time Keep checking back at www.lincolnmaine.org for further details! 13th Edition Lincoln Wiffleball Tournament @ M.A. practice fields July 11th Reserve your spot in advance by calling Jason Clay at 827-4692 9:00 a.m. Website: www.lincolnwiffle.us Sponsored by Katahdin Cellular –US Cellular Agent Homecoming Golf Tourney July 12th Must sign up in advance by calling JaTo Highlands at 794-2433. Great pool of prizes. 7:00 a.m.-3:00p.m. Sponsored by JaTo Highlands & Homecoming Committee. July 16th Town of Lincoln Annual Yard Sale at Ballard Hill 9-4 July 16th Craft Fair at Hannaford’s 9 – 2 p.m. Tables available for local crafters. All proceeds to benefit the March of Dimes Friends of the Lincoln Memorial Library book sale – July 16th Held on the Library lawn. This annual event is an excellent fundraiser for the 8-3 p.m. organization. (Rain Date will be Friday) Sponsored by the Friends of the Lincoln Memorial Library July 16th -19th Open House at the Little Red Schoolhouse and Park – W.Broadway 10:00-3:00 p.m. Open House at the Lincoln Historical Society Museum, also on West Broadway July 16th -19th If you have never seen the collection of antiques that are in the building, you must stop by! 10:00-3:00 p.m. Contact Jeanette King at 794-8996 for more info. Sponsored by the Lincoln Historical Society “It’s Back” Photo Pet Show Awards at the Lincoln Memorial Library. Categories th voted upon include: Prettiest, funniest, smartest, most original, best dressed and more. July 16 Participants will be awarded a certificate for first, second, and third places in all 2:00 p.m. categories. Contact the Library to pre-register and display your pet’s photo. Sponsored by the Lincoln Memorial Library – please call 794-2765 for more info. July 16th Family Project Contest Awards at the Lincoln Memorial Library. Don’t miss the opportunity work as a team to create a fun display out of recycled materials! Judging will 3:00 p.m. be done by the staff at the Lincoln Memorial Library! 62nd Annual River Driver's Supper Ludden's Field in Lincoln July 16th Bean hole beans, biscuits, coleslaw and hotdogs by the riverside! Rain or Shine. 4-6 p.m. Sponsored by the First Congo Church Men’s Club and Pilgrim Daughters. Street Dance At Veteran’s Memorial Square th This event is geared toward the younger crowd but all are welcome to attend. The music is July 16 DJ’d by Josh Ireland. This is a free event. Rain or Shine! 7:00- 10:00p.m. Sponsored by the Homecoming Committee. HOMECOMING 2009 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS M.U.S.I.C. Gospel Concert July 16th 1st United Methodist Church of Lincoln – Contact Donna Welch 738-2383 7:00 pm Last year this array of music was a nice compliment following the Riverdrivers Supper. July 16th -19th Vendors and Kid’s Games at Veterans Memorial Square Starting at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Lincoln – Bring your pocketbook! Mainely Rent to Own Annual Yard Sale July 17th The location of this event will be on West Broadway. Many new, damaged 9:00 a.m. -noon & used items to be sold. Great for the bargain shoppers. For more information contact Mainely Rent to Own at 794-6992. Municipal Service’s Day July 17th Bring the kids to Cobb Field to see the displays of Public Safety equipment 11:00-2:00 by area organizations. K-9 Demo, Iris scanning and more! Roaming Railroad Train Rides July 17th Take a ride along the designated route to see the sights while the whistle blows! 11:00-7:00 Sponsored free of charge by Katahdin Cellular – US Cellular Agent Open House at Lakeside Art Gallery July 17th Sign up for a free portrait package giveaway and enjoy free refreshments. You can find the 12:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. art gallery next to the Community Gazebo on Main Street. For more information, contact Steve Ruhl at 794-2784 or www.ruhlphoto.com. Children’s Beach Events at Prince Thomas Park July 17th Events will include a water balloon toss, life jacket relay, messy obstacle course and more! 12:00-3:00 p.m. Join us for an afternoon of fun. Sponsored by the Lincoln Rec. Dept. July 17th Friendship Baseball Game 3:00 p.m. Lincoln vs. Howland at Cobb Field Annual B-B-Q at the Beach July 17th Dinner will include boneless chicken breast, a variety of salads, drinks & dessert. All this 5:00-7:00 p.m. for only $5.00! A perfect complement to the Tony Boffa Big Band. Sponsored by Community Evangel Temple Northern Lights Dance Art Special July 17th Come out to the gazebo and see area dancers’ age 6-14 dance along the lakeshore! 6:00-7:00 Sponsored by Shelbi Cote, Instructor of Northern Lights Dance Arts The Tony Boffa Big Band under the big tent in Veteran’s Square. This is a FREE concert and a must see. The Tony Boffa Big Band features genuine versatility and consists of keyboard, guitar, bass & drums. They boast two tremendous July 17th wind players; one that plays trumpet and flugelhorn and the other plays tenor, alto and 7:00-10:00 p.m. soprano sax. Although everyone in the band is a reliable lead vocalist, they feature two front singers. This band continues to build its reputation as THE band to hire. Sponsored by Town of Lincoln Homecoming Committee. Annual Mason’s Homecoming Breakfast This event will be held at the Masonic Lodge. Menu will be pancakes, juice, bacon or July 18th sausage, & coffee. All you can eat for a great price of $3.00 adults and $2.00 children. 6:30 – 9:00 a.m. HOMECOMING 2009 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Open House at Lakeside Art Gallery July 18th Sign up for a free portrait package giveaway and enjoy free refreshments. You can find the 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. art gallery next to the Community Gazebo on Main Street. For more information, contact Steve Ruhl at 794-2784 or www.ruhlphoto.com. Roaming Railroad Train Rides July 17th Take a ride along the designated route to see the sights while the whistle blows! 10:00-7:00 p.m. Train rides will be unavailable until after the Grand Parade. Sponsored free of charge by Katahdin Cellular – US Cellular Agent Children’s Parade July 18th Starting at the Public Safety building. Be creative kids, and fit with this year’s theme 10:15 a.m. “Funny Sitcoms of TV-Land”. “Funny Sitcoms of TV-Land” 2009 Annual Homecoming Parade July 18th “Laughing together while honoring our past- Lincoln celebrates 180 years.” Everyone is 11 a.m. encouraged to participate!! Road closures will be expected. United Methodist Church 170th Anniversary Open House Celebrate the 170th anniversary of the construction of the building (1839) by taking a July 18th guided tour to talk about the history of the church. There All Day will also be an invitation for folks who have been members to return on Sunday for morning services and a church luncheon. NASCAR Maine Super Cup League Cars on display at Veteran’s Square July 18th Come out and meet the driver’s of the Maine’s own Super cup League! New this year will All Day be the Breast Cancer Awareness car among others! Website: mainesupercups.com July 18th Barbara’s School of Dance at Gazebo. Immediately after Come and enjoy our local girls dancing and performing from dance school. parade This is definitely a crowd pleaser! July 18th Annual Chicken B-B-Q at Cole Whitney Ford Parking Lot. Immediately after This is a great feast for a great price! Only $5.00 per plate. parade Sponsored by Knights of Columbus 12th Annual Historical Society Auction th July 18 Held at Veteran’s Memorial square under the tent. Save hundreds of dollars on new 1:30 p.m. merchandise and quality services. Some seating available, sit back and enjoy. Sponsored by the Lincoln Historical Society. 4th Annual Cruise-In at the Gillmor’s Family Ice Cream & Lincoln Car Wash. July 18th Come and see the antique cars of yesterday and new ones too while enjoying tasty treats 2:00 p.m. and the music of DJ Ray Grindle. 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney at Prince Thomas Park July 18th Teams will consist of 3 or 4 members, age 15 years and up. 1:30 p.m. Double Elimination. The entry fee is $5.00 per person. Prizes will be awarded to winners. Contact the Lincoln Rec. Dept. at 794-6548 to register. Celtic Circle – A taste of Irish music July 18th Join us at the big tent in Veteran’s Square following the Auction for 3:00 p.m. some old fashioned Irish music! A show not to be missed! Annual Alumni Dinner at Mattanawcook Academy July 18th A great way to catch up with previous classmates! 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by the MA Alumni. HOMECOMING 2009 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Pre- Fireworks Music Show Featuring Lenny & Mysfitz & Roberts Rock July 18th Guaranteed to entertain us at Cobb field with a performance of country, blues and some 6:00 p.m. southern rock to get us in the mood for our fireworks display. Dancing is encouraged! But bring your chairs if you just want to sit back and enjoy. Sponsored by the Town of Lincoln Spectacular Fireworks Show July 18th At Cobb field, next to MJHS. There will be entertainment on the field prior. 9:15 ish Don’t miss this 25 minute fireworks show!! Sponsored by the Town of Lincoln PVH & Sprint for Life 5K Wellness Road Race $5.00 Suggested Donation Fee July 19th Grab your sneakers and your friends and participate for a great cause! 7:15-8:00 Reg Kids under 10 are free. Giveaways and prizes. 8:00 Race Begins You can pre-register by going to Penobscot Valley Hospital’s website at pvhme.org and clicking on What’s New, however same day registration is available. Contact Robin L. Carr-Slauenwhite for further information 794-7242. 4th Annual ATV Poker Run July 19th Start time to be announced. Cash prizes will be given and the run Time TBA finishes with a pig roast and BBQ. Sponsored by the Dwinal Pond 4 Seasons Club. 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney Continues th Taking place at Prince Thomas Park. Teams will consist of 3 or 4 members, age 15 years July 19 and up. Double elimination. The entry fee is $5.00 per person. Trophies will be awarded to 1:00 winners. Contact the Lincoln Rec. Dept. at 794-6458 to register, or stop into the Town Office. Sponsored by the Lincoln Rec. Dept. July 19th Waterfront Estate Auction and Social Preview 11:30-1:00 Food and music on water. More details to follow Auction 1:00 The Stewarts - Free concert July 19th Taking place at the Full Gospel Tabernacle. The free concert will close with brownie sundaes for all. For more information, call Anita McCafferty at 794-4006.